BHM 5-Part Series: 54th anniversary of the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

BlackOak is spotlighting 5 key moments in Black environmental history for Black History Month. This first post is adapted from a twitter thread we published earlier this year for Martin Luther King Day. This week marks the 54th anniversary of the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike. While the protest is most famous for being the site where Dr. Martin Luther King

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Why I enrolled in Yale’s Financing and Deploying Clean Energy Program

by Miles Braxton Ever since I took Yale’s Financing and Deploying Clean Energy Certificate Program, I’ve been asked many questions by professionals, students, and peers. What did you learn? Did you enjoy the experience? Why did you select this program? Given BlackOak Collective’s partnership with the Yale Center of Business and the Environment (CBEY), I thought I’d take a moment

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